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PreK BIL/ESL Aide - Lively ES

Employer
Irving Independent School District
Location
United States
Closing date
Apr 20, 2024

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Job Role
Other
JOB TITLE: Early Childhood Instructional Aide LENGTH OF WORK YEAR: 187 days

REPORTS TO: Principal PAY GRADE: Paraprofessional 030

DEPARTMENT: Assigned Campus DATE REVISED: January 2020

PRIMARY PURPOSE: Assist the classroom teacher to provide for the physical and instructional needs of students. Assist in the implementation of classroom programs, including self-help, behavior management, and instruction. Work under the general supervision of the principal and the immediate direction of a certified teacher.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education/Certification:
  • Educational Aide I Paraprofessional Certificate
  • High School Diploma or GED

Special Knowledge/Skills
  • Ability to work well with children
  • Proficient communication skills
  • Ability to operate computer using a variety of basic applications
  • Knowledge of general office equipment
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred in some settings

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
  • Work with individual students or small groups to conduct instructional exercises assigned by the teacher
  • Assist teachers in providing modified instruction for ESL students in inclusive settings
  • Assist with the administration and scoring of objective testing instruments or work assignments
  • Assist in supervising students throughout the school day, both inside and outside the classroom
  • Keep the teacher informed of any special needs or problems of individual students
  • Assist in keeping administrative records and preparing required reports
  • Assist in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays
  • Assist in maintaining a neat and orderly classroom
  • Assist in inventory, care, and maintenance of classroom equipment
  • Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings, and special events, as required
  • Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers
  • Serve as an interpreter in situations when one is needed
  • Assist students with activities of personal care which can including diapering, toileting, and/or dressing
  • Any other duties as assigned by Campus Principal.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer/peripherals, copier, facsimile

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress

Frequent movement from one classroom to another

Frequent standing, stooping, bending

May be required to lift up to 30 pounds without assistance

Safety: Contribute to the prevention of accidents and injuries by observing safety rules and District policy, practicing the principles and skills taught in safety training, wearing personal protective equipment as required, reporting injuries and incidents immediately to supervisor, and being proactive in the ongoing efforts to improve and maintain workplace safety.

The information contained in this is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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